Willmott Dixon Appointed for Hambleton Crematorium Development

Willmott Dixon has been appointed by Hambleton District Council for a GBP 7 million contract to build a crematorium on the outskirts of Thirsk. The project
Willmott Dixon Appointed for Hambleton Crematorium Development
Willmott Dixon Hambleton Crematorium

on a 22-acre site near Busby Stoop, close to both the A1 and A19, will include a service hall to accommodate approximately 120 mourners plus additional room for standing. It also features an electric cremator to reduce carbon emissions when in use.

The scope of Willmott Dixon’s work includes an entrance foyer, waiting lobby, offices and a family room, with parking for 160 cars incorporated into the site, allowing it to cater for larger funeral services. When complete, the crematorium will offer a memorial garden, meadows and a wooded area, making it a calm and peaceful place for reflection or for scattering ashes.

Leader of Hambleton District Council, Councillor Mark Robson said:

Architect is Benchmark Properties and project manager is Henry Riley.

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